ISBN-10:
3527406697
ISBN-13:
9783527406692
Pub. Date:
09/17/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Astrophysical Hydrodynamics: An Introduction / Edition 2

Astrophysical Hydrodynamics: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Steven N. Shore

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ISBN-13: 9783527406692
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/17/2007
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

STEVEN N. SHORE is Professor at Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, University of Pisa. Prior Assignments included Indiana University, University of Notre Dame, Arizona State University and Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, where he continues to serve as an astrophysicist.
He is the author of The Tapestry of Modern Astrophysics and prominent member of NASA teams for the Hubble Space Telescope missions. He has been honored with awards from NASA for work on Hubble High Resolution Spectrograph, and by Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland.

Table of Contents

The Equations of Fluid Motion
Viscosity and Diffusion
Vorticity and Radiation
Shocks
Similarity Methods
Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics
Turbulence
Outflows and Accretion
Instabilities
Diagnosis of Astrophysical Flows
Appendices

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